An Italian prosecutor has demanded that an appeal court find Amanda Knox guilty of the 2007 murder of her roommate Meredith Kercher.
One man was killed and another seriously injured after a double shooting in Leeds. The pair were attacked inside a house.
A man sentenced today for causing cruelty to a dog who was in such a poor condition when she was found that she had to be put to sleep.
Police are urgently appealing for the public to help trace a man wanted in connection with the discharge of a firearm which injured a police officer, shortly after 4 am today at Cardigan Road, Hyde Park, Leeds .
A coroner's calling to close a section of one of Leeds city centre's busiest roads during high winds - after a man was crushed to death there by a lorry.
Doctor Edward Slaney was killed outside Bridgewater Place when an HGV fell on top of him in gale force winds in 2011. Today a coroner said the building - the tallest in Yorkshire - was to blame.
She also recommended the road closure when wind speeds pick up. Dr Slaney's relatives have given their backing saying they don't want another family to suffer. Matt Price reports.
With acts including Blink 182 and Jake Bugg announced to perform at Leeds Festival 2014 the event's organiser says it will be an amazing show.
2013 was a year of exciting additions for Reading & Leeds Festivals, making them bigger and better than ever. With extra stages and genres at both sites, there was a new diversity for all our fans to enjoy. However the core essence of the festival hasn’t changed and I think the line-up for next year will most certainly reflect that.
– Melvin Benn, Leeds Festival organiser
I know our fans will be delighted to welcome back our first headliners, Blink-182, with what promises to be an amazing show, as well as the brilliant Jake Bugg stepping up to the Main Stage. I can’t wait to reveal the rest of our incredible line-up, so watch this space!
It has been announced that Blink 182 will headline Leeds Festival in 2014.
It will be the band's fourth time playing there, having first appeared in 1999..
Jake Bugg will also be performing. For more details click here.
A new task force is to be created to tackle extremism in Leeds after it was revealed that the 7/7 bombings had had a significant impact on the city.
A report to the city council claims the events of the London bombings, which were carried out by four West Yorkshire men, including two from Leeds, still had the potential to divide communities.
The task force will aim to identify those at risk of being drawn into terrorism and divert them away from it.
David Cameron has promised China's leadership that there will be "very open competition" for investments in Britain's HS2 high-speed rail link which would link Yorkshire to London.
The Prime Minister said he made the pledge during talks in Beijing with President Xi Jinping and Premier Li Keqiang, who expressed an interest in putting Chinese money behind the controversial project.
His comments came during a question session at Shanghai's Jiao Tong university where Mr Cameron stressed Premier Li's characterisation of Britain and China as "indispensible partners" as an indication of the deepening bonds between the two countries.
He explained to students why the Government is having to fight to build one high-speed rail line, while China has successfully completed 6,214 miles (10,000km) of track.
This footage show how emergency services at Bridgewater Place struggled against high winds at the scene of the accident. Edward Slaney was killed when a lorry was blown over crushing him. The Coroner at Mr Slaney's inquest has recommended the road is now closed in high winds.
The Coroner in the Inquest into the death of Edward Slaney has said the high winds that led to his death were caused by a nearby building. Giving a narrative verdict Melanie Williamson said Mr Slaney was killed by a lorry which which overturned in the high winds crushing him.
She added the "windspeeds were caused by the building situate at and known as Bridgewater Place in Leeds"
A major traffic route into Leeds city centre should be closed in high winds according to a coroner at an inquest into the death of a man hit by a lorry that flew through the air "like a hot air balloon".
Deputy West Yorkshire Coroner Melanie Williamson made the recommendation at the conclusion of the inquest into the death of Edward Slaney in Leeds in March 2011.
Dr Slaney died when a curtain-sided lorry took off during high winds around the base of the 30-storey Bridgewater Place tower in Leeds - the tallest building in Yorkshire.
Following a narrative verdict, Ms Williamson said she was recommending that Leeds City Council closed the road where Dr Slaney died when wind speeds reached 20 metres per second - about 45mph.
The road - at the junction of Neville Street and Water Lane - is the main route into the city centre from the south, including the M1 and M62 motorways.
The coroner said she appreciated her recommendation would not be "looked upon with favour" by the local authority.
Police are appealing for information after a disabled woman was robbed of her mobility scooter in the East End Park area of Leeds in November.
At around 10pm on Mischief Night (Monday, 4 November), the victim, a woman in her 40s, was travelling on a Mysteer mobility scooter along Back Ivy Avenue when two men have blocked her path.
They told her to get off the scooter before stealing the vehicle.
One of the men is described as 5' 7" to 5'10" tall, quite skinny and wearing a dark coloured hooded top. The other man is described as shorter and chunkier in build. He was wearing a dark hooded top with 'NO FEAR' on the front.